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Samba < 3.0.8 Remote Wild Card DoS and QFILEPATHINFO Remote Overflow

High

Synopsis

The remote host is vulnerable to a buffer overflow.

Description

The remote Samba server, according to its version number, may be vulnerable to a remote Denial Of Service vulnerability and a remote buffer overflow. The Wild Card DoS vulnerability may allow an attacker to make the remote server consume excessive CPU cycles. The QFILEPATHINFO remote buffer overflow vulnerability may allow an attacker to execute code on the server. An attacker needs credentials to exploit those flaws.

Solution

Upgrade to Samba 3.0.8 or higher.